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  • A Brief History of Measurement

    Archived Webinar
    Jan 22, 2020
    The history of measurement science, or metrology, spans thousands of years. The bases for the English units of measurement have been defined and refined (and sworn at) over the past 6,000 years...
  • A Little Knowledge is a Dangerous Thing - Unexpected ...

    Archived Webinar
    Feb 24, 2011
    The old saying, “what you don’t know can’t hurt you,” implies that ignorance is bliss. “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing,” may be closer to the truth; however, it is not the little that we...
  • AI Deployment in Refinery Operations

    Archived Webinar
    Feb 10, 2021
    The process industries have begun to realize value from data analytics and machine learning, following on the success experienced in other manufacturing fields. Now the challenge has shifted to...
  • ALTSEP – An Industry-Driven Technology Roadmap for ...

    Archived Webinar
    Jul 28, 2016
    This Webinar provides a behind-the scenes tour of the transformational initiative described on the website www.altsep.org . Rooted in a collaborative partnership between the American Chemical Society...
  • An Engineer's Guide to Using Humor

    Archived Webinar
    Jan 23, 2014
    Engineers strive for efficiency and effectiveness. Sadly, humans aren’t always either one. Luckily we have a tool to help us get the most out of ourselves and our co-workers. Humor has been shown to...
  • Applications of Biotechnology: History and Prospects

    Archived Webinar
    Nov 4, 2010
    The vast majority of the early societal benefit and commercial success in biotechnology arose from expressing single genes in bacteria and mammalian cells, to manufacture pharmaceuticals.
  • Automation Cybersecurity: Connectivity’s Double-Edged ...

    Archived Webinar
    Jun 22, 2022
    Automation Cybersecurity: Connectivity’s Double-Edged Sword Today’s automation systems are much more highly connected than they were at the start of this millennium. Advances in technology, the cost...
  • Biomimicry: Green Chemistry Innovations Inspired by Nature

    Archived Webinar
    May 26, 2021
    We may assume that the functions required by commercial chemicals and materials are different from the functions required by organisms. Upon closer look, however, the overlap of common functions may...
  • Carbon Nanotubes and Other Nanostructured Materials

    Archived Webinar
    Jul 28, 2011
    The discovery of fullerenes in 1985 sparked the interest of researchers in novel crystalline forms of carbon. Nobel laureate Richard Smalley, co-discoverer of fullerenes, was a strong advocate of...